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Small poster with US flag across the top and a black and white photograph of a hog at the bottom. A form used by the county agent to register hog production and pork products.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Swine Productivity United States Posters
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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A poster by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, to promote water supply for rural area in Missouri.
Topics: Women farmers Missouri Posters, Water-supply, Rural Missouri Posters
World War I poster to promote potatoes as low budget food, and save wheat, all text in black font.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Potatoes Posters, Low budget cooking Posters
Small poster with two loaves of bread that are being cut with knives. One loaf shows domestic consumption and export data for wheat. Another loaf shows data for food aid to allies and questions domestic food availability.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Bread United States Posters, Food...
First photo:Seven children tending a home garden; second photo: a woman tends chicken
Topics: World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Agriculture United States Citizen...
Black and white poster [printed on blue colored paper] with text showing airplanes and artillery in battle; a soldier in a jeep; and a tank destroyer covered with cotton netting.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Great Britain Posters, Rationing Great Britain Posters, World War,...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Poster all text. Lists six ways to conserve food by the Pennsylvania Department of Food Supply: 1-buy it with thought; 2-cook it with care; 3-serve just enough; 4--save what will keep; 5--eat what would spoil; 6--home-grown is best.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters,...
Large poster with a graphic showing a US flag with supports, each suggesting farm improvements. A quote from Woodrow Wilson appears in small red font.
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters
Text poster in red font with black and white photograph showing glass and metal canning jars.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Food containers Posters, Food Preservation Economic...
Poster all text. Lists six ways to conserve food in Great Britain.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Great Britain Posters, Food conservation Great Britain Posters,...
Poster with cartoon showing an arrest of a couple in their kitchen, for wasting food. Text below.
Topics: Perishable goods Conservation United States Posters, Canning and preserving United States Posters,...
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Wheat Breeding United States Posters
Poster all text in black and red font. Border of US flags. Includes a chart of crops for spring planting, planting dates and succession crops.
Topics: Vegetable gardening United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters,...
Photo of a woman serving eight Appalachian children seated at a table a meal of small portions and low nutritional value.
Topics: Public health United States Posters, Nutrition United States Posters, Poor children Nutrition...
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Corn Preservation Posters, Silos Posters
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Topics: World War 1939-1945 Food supply United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters
Six black and white photographs of various aspects of farm life, with text in red and black.
Topics: World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Crop yields United States Posters, Vegetable...
Topics: Roosters Control Kansas Posters, Eggs Prices Kansas Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply...
All text poster. Red and black font.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Michigan Posters, Farmers Michigan Posters, Agriculture Michigan...
Photo showing the back view of a family (boy, girl, mother, father) holding hands and walking together, with the man leading the way.
Topics: Public health United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, War posters,...
Topics: Barberries Control Posters, Wheat Diseases and pests Control Posters, Wheat rusts Control Posters
Poster with two line drawings: one on top shows farmers plowing and planting with horses; one on bottom, in orange font, shows a farmer harvesting grain using horses.
Topics: Wheat Wisconsin Posters, Rye Wisconsin Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Wisconsin Posters
Small color poster on card stock for window display by farms that pledged to increase food production in Tennessee. Small drawing at the bottom shows a farmer harvesting with horses.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, War posters, American, Farm produce United...
Black and white with red letters poster, shows one carton of a dozen white eggs and one carton of a dozen colored eggs. There is a picture of a chicken below each carton showing what breed of chicken produces those eggs.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Eggs Colorado Marketing Posters
Topics: Poultry United States Posters, Poultry Productivity United States Posters, Poultry farms Economic...
Large color poster shows a loaf of bread on a blue background.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Great Britain Posters, Rationing Great Britain Posters
A large color poster with artist print of two corn fields: a failed crop inserted into a much larger print of a bountiful corn field.
Topics: Corn Seeds Selection Posters, Gene banks, Plant Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United...
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Poster showing soldier moving from trenches to city over a bridge of books.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Libraries Posters
Poster all text includes a chart for vegetable planting.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply New Hampshire Posters, Vegetable gardening New Hampshire Posters
Photos of a woman's hands holding a box of berries at the edge of a pan in which berries are spread across the bottom, and a woman's hand placing pears in a tray. Cartoon graphics show three pieces of fruit, one of which is being picked up by a human hand. A stick drawing of a demon hovers in the background, menacing the fruit.
Topics: Food Preservation United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 Food supply United States Posters,...
Poster with extensive text and two photographs : one shows a steam sterilizer for dairy utensils; one shows a milk cooler and storage tank.
Topics: Milk Preservation Posters, Milk Pasteurization Posters, Dairy farmers United States Citizen...
A poster with black and red letters. Five line drawings of people feeding chickens, gathering eggs, cooking eggs and bringing them to market driving a horse and buggy.
Topics: Eggs Preservation Posters, Eggs Quality Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters
Small black and white poster with two black and white photographs. Lengthy text.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Indiana Posters, Farmers Indiana Posters, Agriculture Indiana...
Shows a picture of a refrigerator with ice unwrapped and a picture of a refrigerator with ice wrapped.
Topic: Refrigerators Posters
Two photographs of cows grazing in pastures. "OFFC P-5."
Topics: Pastures Management Posters, Cattle Feeding and feeds Posters
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Topic: Food conservation United States Citizen participation Posters
Topics: Crop rotation United States Posters, Wheat United States Posters, Cotton United States Posters,...
Topics: Dairy products Kentucky Posters, Dairy products in human nutrition Kentucky Posters, World War,...
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Topics: Vegetable gardening Kentucky Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Kentucky Posters
Large poster with text in blue font. A round shield with a stars and stripes coat-of-arms" surrounded by wheat sheaves."
Topics: Potatoes United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, War...
Poster with extensive text, black font. Drawing of a root vegetable in the center.
Topics: Root crops Wisconsin Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters
Poster with text in red and black fonts. Small graphic of a bale of cotton on the left top and a barrel of tobacco on right top.
Topics: Farm produce North Carolina Marketing Posters, Produce trade North Carolina Posters
Large poster with extensive text, brown font. Border of American flags..
Topics: Food crops Wisconsin Posters, Agriculture Wisconsin Citizen participation Posters, World War,...
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Small poster printed on poster board, all text.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Potatoes Posters, Food substitutes Posters
A woman wearing an apron is holding jars of preserved food.
Topics: Canning and preserving United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters, Food supply...
Black and white poster [printed on salmon colored paper] with text shows, by illustration, the uses of cotton during a soldiers' typical day.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters
Topics: Canning and preserving Citizen participation Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters
Black and white poster [printed on pink colored paper] with text shows a nurse treating a wounded soldier in the tropics; a soldier wiping his face with a towel; cotton boll on the plant and a soldier wearing a helmet.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters
Shows the locations of where to place milk and meat in three different types of refrigerators.
Topics: Refrigerators Posters, Food Storage Posters
All text. Notice of 2nd canning demonstration.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply New Hampshire Posters, Canning and preserving New Hampshire...
Photo of a woman in worn clothing leaning wearily against a door, watching children outside play in an alley.
Topics: Public health United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, War posters,...
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Topics: World War 1914-1918 Posters, Manures Arizona Posters, Soil fertility Arizona Posters
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Housh, Carter,
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Large color poster shows Columbia [symbol for US], on a navy blue background, standing and holding a large tray of colorful produce. At her feet is a cooking pot and many glass canning jars.
Topics: Food Preservation United States Posters, Canning and preserving United States Posters
A large poster with fourteen black and white photographs showing outdoor electric advertisements that say Food will win the war -- do not waste it ". Locations shown are train stations
Topics: War posters, American, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Citizen participation Posters
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Barney, Maginel Wright,
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Poster showing a boy with a hoe leading a parade of vegetables, with American flags.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 United States, World War, 1914-1918 Economic aspects, Vegetable gardening...
Large poster with three colors [blue, orange and gray] and white font. Lists foods under 4 categories.
Topics: Food Caloric content Posters, Food Caloric content Charts, diagrams, etc, Diet Charts, diagrams,...
Color text poster with US flag.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Michigan Posters, Women and war Michigan Posters
Top picture shows wheat heads and grains. Below is a picture showing two men treating grain with concentrated formaldehyde, and a picture of the equipment they used.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Michigan Posters, Grain Diseases and pests Michigan Posters, Wheat...
Topics: Cotton United States Marketing Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters
Black and white poster [printed on sand-colored paper] with text shows planet earth with gauze many times wound around; a floating medical bag and a soldier carrying a sleeping bag.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters
Mid-sized poster, all text, red and blue font.
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 Food supply California Posters, Agriculture California Citizen participation...
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Topics: World War 1914-1918 Propaganda Posters, Irrigation pumps Arizona Posters, Irrigation pumps Economic...
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Three jars pictured against a tin can; small jars are labeled "Tomatoes" and "Peas"; larger jar in the middle labeled "Monarch Brand Unsweetened" shows the Kaiser’s head in the jar, his hat on top of the jar, and his sword extended across the whole.
Topic: World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters
Large black and white poster with extensive text, one photograph, a drawing of a soldier and a US flag,
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Food crops Georgia Posters, Farmers Georgia...
Black and white poster all text.
Topics: Buckwheat Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters
Large poster all text in green font. The lyrics to a song by Harold Begbie, "Up, Ladies, Up!" is found at the bottom
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 Posters
Poster with extensive text and three photographs : one shows a swine herd; one shows a mother pig with piglets; one shows pigs and cows eating hay.
Topics: Tuberculosis in swine Posters, Tuberculosis in swine Prevention Posters, World War 1914-1918 Posters
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by United States. Office for Food and Feed Conservation
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OFFC-P4
Topic: Milk Preservation Posters
A brown cow is being attacked by flying insects. "OFFC P-6."
Topics: Insect pests Control United States Posters, Livestock Parasites United States Posters
Photos of a woman placing meat in a refrigerator, pouring soup into a jar, and preparing meat in a bowl.
Topics: Food conservation United States Posters, Food Preservation United States Posters, World War,...
A large color poster shows a smiling man squeezing an ear of corn with dollar bills and coins falling .
Topics: Corn Seeds Selection Minnesota Posters, Corn Seeds Selection Economic aspects Minnesota Posters,...
Topics: Poultry United States Management Posters, Poultry industry United States Management Posters
Topics: Oats Mississippi Posters, Wheat Mississippi Posters, Rye Mississippi Posters, World War, 1914-1918...
Color poster divided in half. Top half shows empty grocery shelves, a distressed grocer, a woman carrying a case of canned goods while another woman is empty handed. Bottom half shows a happy grocer standing in front of full shelves while handing each woman a can.
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 Economic aspects United States Posters, Rationing United States Posters, World...